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EvergreenHealth adds Dr. Peter Nora to Spine and Neurosurgical Care

EvergreenHealth has announced the addition of neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Nora to EvergreenHealth Spine and Neurosurgical Care. Nora is one of the region’s leading specialists in… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2017
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Patrons participate in an event at Games and Gizmos’ previous location in Redmond. The store relocated to Kirkland in September. Contributed photo

Kirkland store launches Kickstarter campaign to renovate gaming space

Kirkland’s Games and Gizmos wants to make its gaming space into something epic. “Our store is more than just retail,” Athena Louscher, who co-owns the… Continue reading

Patrons participate in an event at Games and Gizmos’ previous location in Redmond. The store relocated to Kirkland in September. Contributed photo
This artist’s rendering shows what Kirkland Urban could look like upon completion. CollinsWoerman /Submitted art

Kirkland Urban update: Businesses to start opening in early 2019

Phase one of the construction of Kirkland Urban is going forward on schedule following the groundbreaking last fall. Last week, DBM Contractors announced it has… Continue reading

This artist’s rendering shows what Kirkland Urban could look like upon completion. CollinsWoerman /Submitted art
Dub Pub in Kirkland celebrates new ownership

Dub Pub in Kirkland celebrates new ownership

The new owners of the Dub Pub celebrated their acquisition with a ribbon cutting on Thursday in the Totem Lake neighborhood of Kirkland. Lee Dumas… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2017
Dub Pub in Kirkland celebrates new ownership
Village at Totem Lake update: Trader Joe’s, Wells Fargo to relocate this summer

Village at Totem Lake update: Trader Joe’s, Wells Fargo to relocate this summer

CenterCal is moving right along with the construction of the Village at Totem Lake, with some retail tenants set to open their new locations this… Continue reading

Village at Totem Lake update: Trader Joe’s, Wells Fargo to relocate this summer
Skymania Trampolines in Kirkland to close

Skymania Trampolines in Kirkland to close

SkyMania Trampolines in Kirkland has announced that its last day of regular operations will be April 16. The building that SkyMania Trampolines leases has been… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2017
Skymania Trampolines in Kirkland to close

Kirkland-based 2Morrow advances to global tech competition

Kirkland-based 2Morrow, Inc. has won the 2017 Seattle MedTech Innovator Qualifying Round Competition for its innovative software work in behavioral change and healthy living. The… Continue reading

  • Mar 29, 2017
Kirkland camper manufacturer cozies up to wool insulation provider for eco-friendly solution

Kirkland camper manufacturer cozies up to wool insulation provider for eco-friendly solution

A Kirkland camper manufacturer has signed an agreement with Havelock Wool to insulate all of its eco-friendly trailers with sheep’s wool instead of foam board.… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2017
Kirkland camper manufacturer cozies up to wool insulation provider for eco-friendly solution
Teens from across the Lake Washington School District participated in the Teen CEO competition. Back row, from left: Kate Atvars, Amy Hedin, Jerred Kelley, Roger Blier, Angela Marks, Dan Phelan and Katie Searle. Front row, from left: Teen CEO Third-place winner Aarushi Bhatnagar, first-place winners Adriana Rush and Indra Toepke. Not Pictured: Second-plaec winner Anne Lee. Courtesy Photo

Students participate in Teen CEO competition

Entrepreneurial ambitions don’t necessarily wait for someone to become an adult or graduate from college. As a way to recognize this, the Lake Washington School… Continue reading

Teens from across the Lake Washington School District participated in the Teen CEO competition. Back row, from left: Kate Atvars, Amy Hedin, Jerred Kelley, Roger Blier, Angela Marks, Dan Phelan and Katie Searle. Front row, from left: Teen CEO Third-place winner Aarushi Bhatnagar, first-place winners Adriana Rush and Indra Toepke. Not Pictured: Second-plaec winner Anne Lee. Courtesy Photo

Kevin M. Clouse joins RBC Wealth Management in Kirkland

RBC Wealth Management recently welcomed First Vice President and Financial Advisor Kevin M. Clouse to its Kirkland office, according to Kirkland branch Director Kris Olsen.… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2017

Specialty Eyecare Group in Kirkland named a 2017 Best Practice by CooperVision

Specialty Eyecare Group in Kirkland has been named a 2017 Best Practice by CooperVision, Inc. This first-of-its-kind initiative seeks to discover and recognize U.S. eye… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2017
UPS honors Kirkland employee for safe driving

UPS honors Kirkland employee for safe driving

UPS announced that 29 drivers from Washington are among 1,575 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2017
UPS honors Kirkland employee for safe driving

Everett Clinic to buy Totem Lake Family Medicine in Kirkland

The Everett Clinic has announced plans to buy a Kirkland-based family practice clinic and to open two new clinics in Bothell and Woodinville this year.… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2017
Bellevue teen revs business engine with Zadart Exotic Car Rental

Bellevue teen revs business engine with Zadart Exotic Car Rental

Impressing the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce isn’t an easy feat. So the rousing applause for 19-year-old Jonny Netz after his presentation at the Chamber… Continue reading

Bellevue teen revs business engine with Zadart Exotic Car Rental
Yair Griver and Denise Draper at the Small Business Expo 2016 at the Seattle Convention Center. TOM CRAWFORD/Contributed photo

Kirkland-based Strenga connects veteran professionals with small businesses

By Cynthia Flash Special to the Reporter Former Microsoft managers Yair Alan Griver and Denise Draper have launched Kirkland-based Strenga, a one-stop-shop for small and… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2017
Yair Griver and Denise Draper at the Small Business Expo 2016 at the Seattle Convention Center. TOM CRAWFORD/Contributed photo
GOv. Jay Inslee and Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen cut the ribbon during the grand opening on the Kirkland Google campus. Reporter file photo

Google Kirkland campus earns ENR’s Best of the Best Green Project

Google Kirkland Campus Building D has been selected as the “Best of the Best Green Project” for ENR’s Best of the Best Projects Competition –… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2017
GOv. Jay Inslee and Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen cut the ribbon during the grand opening on the Kirkland Google campus. Reporter file photo
Extreme conditions brew a robust real estate market | Real Estate Pulse

Extreme conditions brew a robust real estate market | Real Estate Pulse

The Eastside market continues to be extremely intense. “Our robust market has created extreme conditions and we¹re seeing frenzy hot activity on each new listing… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2017
Extreme conditions brew a robust real estate market | Real Estate Pulse
The Kirkland Wednesday Market at Marina Park is just one of the many events the Kirkland Downtown Association helps produce during the year. Reporter file photo

Kirkland Downtown Association memberships bring community together, fund events

The Kirkland Downtown Association’s (KDA) new membership program is aimed at connecting residents, businesses and organizations in Kirkland. It is also aimed at sustaining the… Continue reading

The Kirkland Wednesday Market at Marina Park is just one of the many events the Kirkland Downtown Association helps produce during the year. Reporter file photo
Russ Parthemer celebrates his 90th birthday at Totem Agencies in Kirkland. He started the business, which is now run by his sons, in 1975. Contributed photo

Former Kirkland business owner celebrates 90th birthday

Russ Parthemer, who started his Kirkland insurance agency more than 40 years ago, recently celebrated his 90th birthday alongside his sons Eric and Craig at… Continue reading

Russ Parthemer celebrates his 90th birthday at Totem Agencies in Kirkland. He started the business, which is now run by his sons, in 1975. Contributed photo
Ford of Kirkland owner Jim Walen (right) praises the work Green Kirkland has done to restore Juanita Bay Park. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter

Ford of Kirkland recognized nationally for volunteerism

Every year, Ford of Kirkland employees take time to give back to their community, partnering with organizations such as Green Kirkland and Attain Housing. Their… Continue reading

Ford of Kirkland owner Jim Walen (right) praises the work Green Kirkland has done to restore Juanita Bay Park. CATHERINE KRUMMEY / Kirkland Reporter